Chinese Government provides $5 million grant for Lao-China Friendship Hospital Construction Project (Linked to Project ID#47427)
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Funding agency [Type]
China Ministry of Commerce [Government Agency]
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Health (Code: 120)
In 2002, Chinese Government provided a $5 million grant to the Government of Laos for the Lao-China Friendship Hospital Construction Project (captured in Project ID#33700). The purpose of the project was to build a 100-bed hospital in Luang Prabang Province with the capacity to handle 300 daily outpatient visits. Yunnan Construction Engineering Group Co., Ltd. was the contractor responsible for implementation. Construction began on July 20, 2002 and ended on October 28, 2003. The project was officially handed over to the Government of Laos on December 29, 2003. Then, in 2007, the Chinese Government provided a supplemental RMB 10 million grant to the Government of Laos in support the Lao-China Friendship Hospital (captured in Project ID#47427). The grant proceeds were used to construct access roads and bridges and an inpatient ward. Yunnan Construction Engineering Group Co., Ltd. was the contractor responsible for implementation. The project commenced on April 30, 2007 and ended January 18, 2008. As of 2016, the Lao-China Friendship Hospital (also known as Luang Prabang Provincial Hospital) had 22 departments, 150 beds, 52 doctors, 188 nurses, and 89 administrative and logistics personnel. From 2014 to 2015, a total of 79,592 patients were admitted, including 64,118 outpatients and 15,474 emergency patients.
This project is also known as the China-Lao Luang Prabang 100-Bed Hospital Construction Project and the Luang Prabang Provincial Hospital Project. The Chinese project title is 中国援老挝琅勃拉邦医院升级改造项目 or 琅勃拉邦中老友谊医院.
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Receiving agencies [Type]
Government of Laos [Government Agency]
Implementing agencies [Type]
Yunnan Construction Engineering Group Corporation (YNJG) [State-owned Company]